Murray State and Paducah share “A Celebration of Music”

MURRAY, Ky. — Music will literally fill the Carson Four Rivers Center in Paducah on Thursday, Sept. 25, during a free pops concert, “A Celebration of Music,” featuring student musicians from Murray State University’s department of music. A reception is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., with the concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Murray State’s Symphony Orchestra, the Concert Choir, […]

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Town & Gown Community Band to begin rehearsals

From Murray Ledger & Times The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the MSU Band Room. Rehearsals will run for two hours and will continue on Tuesday nights through June. “We would love to welcome even more folks into the groups this […]

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Alison Krauss & Union Station reschedules CFSB Center show to May 21

Due to an unforeseen and urgent health concern that requires immediate attention, Alison Krauss & Union Station have been forced to reschedule a few select shows on their upcoming tour with Willie Nelson. The tour, which was originally scheduled to begin on May 1, will now start on May 8 in Charleston, South Carolina. The […]

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Orchestra and symphonic band performance on April 24

The Murray State University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dennis L. Johnson and John E. Fannin, will present its final concert of the spring semester on Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lovett Auditorium on campus. The evening begins with the orchestra, conducted by Johnson, performing Richard Wagner’s prelude […]

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GENERAZIONI: A Mini-Festival Featuring the Music of Paul Salerni

Beginning Monday March 3, the Murray State Music Department will proudly host guest composer Paul Salerni, NEH Distinguished Chair of the Humanities and Professor of Music at Lehigh University. The week-long residency will culminate with two concerts, Thursday (3/6) and Friday (3/7). They both take place at 7:30 in the Performing Art Hall (Old Fine […]

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MSU Symphony Orchestra and Trumpet Ensemble to present Winter Concert

The music department of Murray State University is proud to present two of the department’s premiere instrumental ensembles in a special Winter Concert on Thursday, March 4 at 7:30pm in the Lovett Auditorium on campus.  The concert will feature the MSU Symphony Orchestra and the MSU Trumpet Ensemble.  The Symphony Orchestra opens their portion of […]

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Annual Faculty Recital set for Feb. 23 at MSU

The Murray State University department of music will present the Faculty Showcase Recital on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Hall (PAH) on campus. The PAH is located in the Doyle Fine Arts Building. This popular annual event raises funds for the Music Scholarship Fund and reintroduces artist-teachers from the department […]

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Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss Kick-Off Tour at Murray State

By Matt Markgraf WKMS Music legends and Grammy Award winning artists Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas will be touring together throughout the spring and summer. The tour will mark the first time that Willie Nelson and Family & Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas have shared the […]

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“A French Century” will be shared by celloist and pianist from Ohio State

A special guest artist recital, “A French Century,” will be held at Murray State University on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be given in the Performing Arts Hall in the Doyle Fine Arts Building on campus, located at 16th Street and Olive Boulevard. Mark Rudoff, cello professor, and Steven Glaser, piano […]

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Murray State Racer Band performs in Indianapolis as exhibition band for high school marching band national championships

 The Murray State University Racer Band will attend Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 7-10 at Lucas Oil Stadium as one of the 2012 exhibition bands. Racer Band was invited by the national music education organization, Music For All, due toits extensive involvement with Music For All and being known […]

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